CORVALLIS, Ore. – An Oregon State University senior from Ione has earned a Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics LeRoy Breithaupt Award.
The honor recognizes Cameron Krebs' outstanding academic performance and community service. The award was established in memory of OSU Professor LeRoy Breithaupt.
While at OSU, Krebs has served as noble ruler and philanthropy chair for Alpha Gamma Rho, a national agricultural and natural resources fraternity. He has also been a member of OSU's Young Cattlemen's Association and has been vice president for public relations and executive secretary of OSU's Interfraternity Council, as well as served as an OSU College of Agricultural Sciences senator.
Krebs is an OSU agricultural business management major.
His outstanding academic work has also earned Krebs recognition as an OSU Clara H. Waldo and E.A. Cummings Outstanding Student.
The award is presented on the basis of academic skills and superior extracurricular achievements. Clara Waldo was the first woman regent of the Board of Regents in 1905 and E.A. Cummings was a local businessman whose widow established a perpetual endowment in his honor in 1948.
Krebs has also been honored with OSU's Rachel and Harold Hollands Scholarship, established by Harold Hollands, an OSU professor of agricultural and resource economics, in memory of Rachel Hollands and university's Walter J. and Florence J. Jaeger Undergraduate Scholarship.